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by bonnie_lynn2001
Sat Dec 11, 2004 9:58 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: HELLPP ROOCKKSS
Replies: 13
Views: 999

Re: HELLPP ROOCKKSS

MY TURTLE USED TO EAT THE GRAVEL TOO
I REMOVED ALL OF IT AND HE WAS STILL PASSING GRAVEL FOR 10 DAYS AFTER I TOOK ALL THE GRAVEL OUT
BE PATIENT IT WILL PASS
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:51 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Non eating 1.25\" RES
Replies: 12
Views: 1930

Re: Non eating 1.25\" RES

SORRY FOR THE LOSS BUT FOR ANYONE ELSE W/ THE EYE PROBLEM
I SEEN A EYE WASH/ ANTIBIOTIC IN MY LOCAL PET STORE
MAYBE ASK YOUR PET STORE GUY ABOUT ORDERING IT
SINCE IT IS A PRETTY COMMON PROBLEM
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:47 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: my turtle wont eat
Replies: 12
Views: 1477

Re: my turtle wont eat

MY TEMP RANGES FROM 76 TO 80
HE LIKES BEING WARM
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:45 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: very sick baby red ear slider - please help
Replies: 27
Views: 2866

Re: very sick baby red ear slider - please help

WHEN MY RES WAS SICK I UPED THE TEMP TO 80 I LOWERED THE WATER LEVEL TO BOUT 2 INCHES I TOOK HIM OUT IN A WARM BOX W/ HIS BASKING LIGHT ON HIM FOR AN HOUR AT A TIME LIKE 4 TIMES A DAY CHANGED HIS WATER 2 A DAY AND KEPT DR. TURTLE AND TURTLE WATER CONDITIONER IN THE TANK AT ALL TIMES ( THEY ARE LIL W...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:39 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: should i get?
Replies: 6
Views: 1131

Re: should i get?

I KNOW WHAT YA MEAN
I WANT A LIL BABY TOO
BUT I AM AFRAID MY RES WILL KILL HIM
HE IS MEAN
HE KILLED EVERYTHING I GOT FOR HIM
A BIG SNAIL
A BIG ALGE EATER
I WOULDN\'T DO IT ESPECIALLY IF HE\'S USED TO BEING ALONE
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:37 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: UV light? help
Replies: 13
Views: 1636

Re: UV light? help

I HAVE A SCREEN TOP THAT IS FITTED FOR MY TANK
A CERAMIC TOP THAT HOLDS 3 BULBS FOR YOUR UVA,UVB, & BASKING BULBS (YOU NEED BOTH)
AND A UNDER WATER HEATER
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:32 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Is it ok for my RES to eat this way?
Replies: 5
Views: 1019

Re: Is it ok for my RES to eat this way?

I GIVE MINE REPTO. EVERY DAY AND OTHER STUFF FOR TREATS
LIKE VEGGIES FRUITS WORMS CHICKEN EVERY ONCE AND A WHILE
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:29 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Got a few quesstions ~
Replies: 13
Views: 2400

Re: Got a few quesstions ~

I\'VE HAD 3 FILTERS NOW AND I CAN SAY THE BEST ONE IS WHISPER 40 POWER FILTER
IT IS EXELLENT!!!!!!
I DON\'T HAVE TO SCOOP POOP IT PICKS IT ALL UP AND YOU ONLY HAVE TO CHANGE THE FILTER LIKE EVERY 2 WEEKS
IT KEEPS THE TANK SUPER CLEAN
AND I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT!
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:24 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Does Anybody Know My RES\' Problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Re: Does Anybody Know My RES\' Problem?

HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE
COULD HE HAVE BURNED IT (MAYBE FROM A BULB OR HEATER)
OR MAYBE SCRATCHED IT ON A ROCK
I\'D GET DR. TURTLE IT KEEPS THE WATER BACTERIA FREE
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:21 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: help amle turle wont eat and is biting
Replies: 8
Views: 1493

Re: help amle turle wont eat and is biting

NOW THAT THEY ARE SEPERATED ARE THEY BOTH EATING
IF NOT HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN
THEY GET FUNNY W/ EATING AFTER YOU MOVE THERE SUROUNDINGS
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:18 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Found a BIG one - now what?
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Re: Found a BIG one - now what?

HE PROBABLY WAS LOST
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:17 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: MY TURTLES HAVE WORMS
Replies: 4
Views: 2676

Re: MY TURTLES HAVE WORMS

DO YOU HAVE GRAVEL OR ROCKS IN YOUR TANK I USED TO HAVE GRAVEL AND I NOTICED LIL WHITE WORMS IN MY TANK I ASKED MY PET STORE MAN WHAT WAS THE CAUSE HE SAID THEY FORM FROM THE GRAVEL ( KINDA NATURES WAY OF CLEANING UP) BUT HE SAID THEY ARE NOT PARISITES BUT I REMOVED THEM AND NEVER HAD A PROBLEM SINC...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:13 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Prolapse bite help
Replies: 2
Views: 742

Re: Prolapse bite help

I WOULD KEEP THEM SEPERATED
AND GET DR. TURTLE FOR THE WATER
IT HELPS KEEP THE WATER BACTERIA AND DISEASES FREE
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:12 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Newbie RES Is Not Basking ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2796

Re: Newbie RES Is Not Basking ...

IS IT A UVA OR UVB BULB?
AND ID IT IS DOES IT GIVE OFF HEAT?
I GOT A NEW UVA/UVB BULB AND MINE STOPPED BASKING , THEN I REALIZED IT DIDN\'T GIVE OFF ANY HEAT SO THAT WAS WHY HE STOPPED BASKING
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:08 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: I am new
Replies: 6
Views: 1361

Re: I am new

THERE IS LOTS YOU NEED TO KNOW
WHEN I 1ST GOT MINE I READ ALOT OF THESE Q\'S &A\'S ON HERE
AND DO ALOT OF RESEARCH ON THE NET
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:06 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: turtle help
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Re: turtle help

I\'D SEPERATE THEM
MAYBE HE\'S NOT EATING B-CUZ OF THE COMPITITION???
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:03 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Changing tank for RES
Replies: 6
Views: 893

Re: Changing tank for RES

HOW BIG ARE THEY?(THE TURTLES)
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Nov 14, 2004 9:02 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: PLEASE HELP
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: PLEASE HELP

WHAT\'S THE TEMP OF THE WATER?
by bonnie_lynn2001
Tue Nov 09, 2004 12:59 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: mirror
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Re: mirror

MINE ACTS FUNNY TOO
WHEN I PUT HIS LIGHT ON HE CAN SEE HIS REFLECTION IN THE TANK AND HE DOES THAT LIL DANCE WHEN THEY PUT THERE HANDS UP AND SHAKE IT
by bonnie_lynn2001
Tue Nov 09, 2004 12:57 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: help amle turle wont eat and is biting
Replies: 8
Views: 1493

Re: help amle turle wont eat and is biting

MAYBE YOU SHOULD TRY OTHER FOODS FOR HIM
LIKE DIFFERENT VEGGIES, FRUITS OR EVEN BOILED CHICKEN
MINE LOVES THOSE
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:58 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: my RES hates land?!
Replies: 14
Views: 1764

Re: my RES hates land?!

its very important for turtles to bask do u have a proper basking lamp are u sure he don\'t wait till night to bask my res will not (no matter what )bask when any one is in the room or near his tank i used to take mine out in another tank (or dry box) and put the basking lamp ( at a safe distance) o...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:50 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Turtles trying to hibernate?
Replies: 3
Views: 717

Re: Turtles trying to hibernate?

i would just keep the water at a steady warm temp
do u have a thermomator & /or heater?
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:48 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Can you feed RES...
Replies: 7
Views: 1227

Re: Can you feed RES...

any time we have any fresh fruits or veggies in the house i give my res some
some times he likes them sometime he don\'t
i just reciently gave him boiled chicken he loved it
i would recommend u give him rept. sticks
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:45 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Worms?
Replies: 20
Views: 2933

Re: Worms?

do u have gravel or rocks of any sort in ur tank? because i notice lil white worms in my res tank and i questioned the man at my local pet store and he told me they are caused from the gravel i had in my tank and they aren\'t harmful to the turtle but i removed the gravel and i haven;\'t had the pro...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Oct 07, 2004 6:41 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Annoying eating habits!
Replies: 43
Views: 3962

Re: Anoying eating habits!

is it one of those lil white turtle neutralizers???
i get those and the dr. turtle water blocks and i noticed every once and a while mine will nibble on them too
but i assume if they are for turtles they must not be harmful because i am sure ours aren;t the only ones who do it
by bonnie_lynn2001
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:28 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Listing turtle!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1563

Re: Listing turtle!!

MY RES GOT A R.I BY GETTING DRAFTS FROM THE DOORS
JUST KEEP HIM AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND DOORS ESPECIALY NOW THAT IT IS GETTIN COOLER
by bonnie_lynn2001
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:23 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Is he burned!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1001

Re: Is he burned!!!!!

YOU HAVE A 60 LBS. TURTLE????????????
by bonnie_lynn2001
Mon Sep 20, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Peeling/Whitish Skin
Replies: 8
Views: 7508

Re: Peeling/Whitish Skin

i once read that peeling skin is a sign of over feeding
my res is constantly sheading and i cut down on the amount of food i give him
i think it is natural
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Sep 05, 2004 3:15 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Aquatic And Semi-Aquatic Turtles Terrestrial (Box) Turtles A
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

Aquatic And Semi-Aquatic Turtles Terrestrial (Box) Turtles A

Aquatic And Semi-Aquatic Turtles Dimension Carapace Length Minimum length (side to side): 4-5 x Minimum depth (front to back): 2-3 x Minimum height: 1.5-2 x total length plus 8-12\" to prevent escapes Aquatic and semi-aquatic turtles need both a land and water area. The water area must be large...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Sep 05, 2004 3:04 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Turtles Eating ROCKS!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 924

Re: Turtles Eating ROCKS!!!

my res ate the gravel too
when i took the gravel out he was still passing rocks for 10 days
but i think its just safer to keep the gravel out
plus it stays cleaner & w/ the gravel i was getting them lil white worms the pet store guy told me it was from the gravel so...just take it out
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Sep 05, 2004 2:59 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Turtles won\'t eat or bask
Replies: 5
Views: 1145

Re: Turtles won\'t eat or bask

I had that problem when i changed my res tank I think they need time to adjust
by bonnie_lynn2001
Sun Sep 05, 2004 2:57 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: weird hole soft spots on shell
Replies: 10
Views: 1741

Re: weird hole soft spots on shell

maybe you should keep him where you found him since you don\'t know how to care for them
by bonnie_lynn2001
Tue Jul 20, 2004 11:50 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Does Anyone Have Snails In There Tank
Replies: 12
Views: 2025

Re: Does Anyone Have Snails In There Tank

THE SNAIL DID A LOUSY JOB AT CLEANING THE TANK
I STILL GOT ALGE AND MY RES ATE HIM ANYWAYS AND HE WAS A BIG ONE TOO
by bonnie_lynn2001
Tue Jul 20, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: White moving specs on walls of tank
Replies: 4
Views: 716

Re: White moving specs on walls of tank

I HAD THAT PROBLEM TOO
ITS FROM GRAVEL/& OR ROCKS
THEY ARE NOT PARASITES BUT I TOOK ALL MY GRAVEL OUT AND THEY ARE ALL GONE
by bonnie_lynn2001
Tue Jul 20, 2004 11:45 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: RES HEALTH
Replies: 0
Views: 1469

RES HEALTH

HEALTH Most turtle ailments are the results of improper diet, lack of natural sunlight, poor hygiene, or being kept at too low a temperature. Sick turtles should be isolated from other turtles, as should all newly acquired turtles, for at least 6 weeks (6 months is preferred by some hobbyists) and w...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Tue Jul 20, 2004 11:39 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: HEALTH TIPS
Replies: 0
Views: 864

HEALTH TIPS

How to prevent sickness Most of the sicknesses develop due to poor water quality, lack of proper lighting for basking and an improper nutrition. Refer to other sections of this website for information on appropriate housing, lighting and feeding. When should you suspect sickness? Swollen eyes. The t...
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Jul 15, 2004 9:50 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: Depressed RES not eating!
Replies: 4
Views: 1075

Re: Depressed RES not eating!

mine did that before , didn;t eat for a few days
did you change the set up at all
cuz when i did he didn\'t eat for a week
another reason is the temp
make it a lil warmer
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Jul 15, 2004 9:46 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: he\'s eating his little floaty island
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Re: he\'s eating his little floaty island

i know some people recommend u only feed your turtle every other day but when i did that my turtle ate alot of gravel so i started feeding him more and every day and he stopped
maybe its a sign of hunger???
by bonnie_lynn2001
Thu Jul 15, 2004 9:42 am
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: RES and Yellow Belly not getting along
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: RES and Yellow Belly not getting along

my res is very aggressive
everything i put in the tank he kills
i got a alge eater he bit his face off (and he was big)
i got a big snail and he killed him too
i did want to get a nother turtle but i know he would try to kill him too
you probably should just keep him all by him self
by bonnie_lynn2001
Mon Jul 12, 2004 3:35 pm
Forum: Turtle First Aid
Topic: HEALTH INFO ON TURTLES
Replies: 1
Views: 606

Re: HEALTH INFO ON TURTLES

hope this helps